Dine At The Best of Olympia Restaurants

A Plate For Every Palate In Washington State

From fresh seasonal ingredients to locally inspired menus, our onsite Olympia dining options at West Water Restaurant conveniently located at Red Lion Hotel Olympia are sure to please any palate.

We pride ourselves on being one of the most highly-regarded restaurants in Olympia, offering “Just for Today” specials and a signature breakfast. Enjoy fine dining with pristine views of Capitol Lake as an elegant backdrop.

Whether you’re interested in the convenience of our onsite dining options or are looking for a local favorite to try while you’re out exploring the rest of Olympia, there are a variety of options at your fingertips when you stay at Red Lion Hotel Olympia.

Red Lion Hotel Olympia also offers meeting space and catering options.

West Water Restaurant & Lounge

Delight in one of the best Olympia restaurants around, West Water Restaurant. Our menu features fresh local ingredients that have been carefully crafted to create tantalizing entrees, deserts and drinks. Open daily from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM for breakfast, lunch and dinner, you’ll enjoy our nightly specials.

Our lounge features a crackling fireplaces and picturesque views overlooking Capitol Lake and our expansive pool. Open seven days a week from 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM, West Water Lounge is an ideal setting for a before or after dinner drink.

Ramblin' Jacks

Featuring a wood-fired oven and BBQ smoker, you won’t want to miss entrees on this made-from-scratch menu. A favorite Olympia dining spot, Ramblin’ Jacks is an ideal spot for a great meal and innovative cocktails.

The Spar Café

An “antique modern” gathering spot for students, politicians and legislators, the Spar Café is a staple of the Olympia community. Enjoy the family-friendly breakfast, lunch and dinner specials with a handcrafted ale that has been brewed onsite.

Meconi's Italian Subs

Voted “Best of South Sound” in the Daily Olympian almost annually, Meconi’s Italian Subs offers homemade bread in their in-house bakery, premium ingredients and a friendly family-owned atmosphere.


Sit and enjoy a romantic dinner within a quaint historic building amongst rustic hardwood floors, exposed beams and a stained glass window. Executive Chef Leon Longan combines the freshest local and seasonal ingredients to make a menu that is sure to please even the most discerning diner.

Casa Mia

An ideal place to bring your family, you’ll enjoy hand-tossed, brick-oven baked pizza and homemade spaghetti while the kids color on the table.

The Oyster House

Located on the shores of Puget Sound with public docking available, the Oyster House offers hearty portions of the finest, freshest seafood available in the Pacific Northwest.

Swing Wine Bar

Featuring over 60 wines by the glass and over 200 bottle selections, Swing Wine Bar offers an intimate setting to enjoy a quiet evening.